New Rock Wall for Karaka

Auckland Council is due to begin construction of a rock wall to repair cliff erosion at Karaka Harborside.

The work will begin in early December and is scheduled for completion in the New Year.

Following the first stage of works in July 2015, the site has continued to be affected by coastal erosion and this second stage will minimize the ongoing loss of land at the base of the embankment.

The Auckland region has a history of volatile weather conditions in late December and early January, so there is a risk that any severe weather event could cause more erosion.

Second stage works will involve the placement of a rock wall along the base of the cliff to minimize the impact of wave action and tidal movement.

The works will be carried out near the new foreshore access ramp and eastwards for 100 meters.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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